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Eight schools to host A violin can change the world in Fall 2018

We are delighted to announce that our A violin can change the worldprogram has added two more sites. When classes resume this Fall, we will have a total of eight participating schools and more than 900 budding violinists!   In France, the Chat Perché school inCergy-Pontoise  will launch the program this…...Read more

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Mother Goose: Festival atmosphere in Martigny

Last week our Martigny students attended a performance of Maurice Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite—the magical conclusion of a two-part project under our partnership with the Verbier Festival.   In April, the students had prepared for the big day by creating illustrations of the fairy tales that inspired Ravel, and on…...Read more

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Exploring Mother Goose in art and music

  This spring, our Martigny students are exploring Maurice Ravel’s magnificent Mother Goose Suite, inspired by Tales of Mother Goose, Charles Perrault’s collection of classic fairy tales. Created under our partnership with the Verbier Festival, this two-part project is introducing the children to Ravel’s music through a combination of graphic…...Read more

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A research on teaching methods for “a violin can change the world”

Our team is delighted to welcome Charles Garnier, a violinist, violin teacher and assistant in the education department at the Geneva University of Music. In 2018 Charles will work with Clément Dumortier, Project Director for our A violin can change the world program, to conduct a study that will identify…...Read more

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March 17: a day for Persan parents and children at Royaumont Abbey

  Under a cultural partnership between our A violin can change the world program and the Fondation Royaumont, the young violinists from Persan and their parents were invited to historic Royaumont Abbey for a day of music and discovery. The first item on their busy schedule was a children’s tour…...Read more

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